QuestBridge College Prep Scholars

Low-income high school juniors who are excelling academically, You can give those students an early advantage in applying to college by referring them for the 2018 QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program. The free application is now open, and the deadline for students to apply is March 21, 2018.

QuestBridge is a nationally recognized nonprofit that has connected thousands of high-achieving, low-income students with full four-year scholarships at top colleges. Through theCollege Prep Scholars Program, high school juniors can receive special awards, such as full scholarships to college summer programs, exclusive access to 40 top colleges at a National College Admissions Conference, all-expense-paid campus visits, and more.

Check out our website to learn more about who should apply. We also encourage you to share our College Prep Scholars Program brochure and flyer to help us reach more students.

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CS4CS Summer Program for High School Women

 

NYU Tandon School of Engineering is pleased to announce our free, three-week program: Computer Science for Cyber Security (CS4CS) Summer Program for High School Women.  This three week (starting July 9th, 2018) full-day program, CS4CS gives students an introduction to the fundamentals of cyber security and computer science. No background or experience in cyber security or computer programming is needed in order to apply. We are looking for young women who can commute daily to our downtown Brooklyn campus. The program is led by members of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Offensive Security, Incident Response and Internet Security (OSIRIS) Laboratory. We are excited to announce that this year’s CS4CS program is supported by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).

Applications are due by April 6th, 5PM. 

For program details and application instructions, please read more here

REMINDER: Our high school research program (ARISE) application is now available. If you or someone you know is a current 10th or 11th New York City student with an interest in STEM please visit the ARISE website for more information and to complete an application.  

Questions? Email: k12.stem@nyu.edu

 

WA – PLU High School Programming Contest

Competition

Program Location: Morken Center for Learning and Technology Tacoma, WA

Program Date(s): February 10, 2018

Application Deadline: Registration site will open soon

Age/Grades: high school students

Cost: generally – $15/student or $30/team

 

Eligibility Requirements: The contest brings together talented students from high schools throughout the state of Washington to compete in a spirit of fun. The contest will test their programming skills and problem solving ability.

The competition lasts three hours, during which time each team tries to solve several (usually six-ten) computer programming problems using any of a number of programming languages (e.g., Java, C/C++). The greater the number of problems a team solves, the higher its ranking in the final standings. Ties are broken according to how much time each team needed to solve the problems, including penalty minutes that are assessed for each incorrect solution submitted.

Each team consists of 1-3 students, and a high school may enter any number of teams. In order that beginners as well as more experienced programmers may compete, there will be two divisions, (novice and advanced). The novice division consisting of students who have completed at most one computer programming class and have not previously placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in a programming contest. The advanced division is open to all high school students.

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WA – Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS)

Scholarship

Program Location: Must be enrolled in an eligible Washington state college or university fall term 2018

Program Date(s): Scholarship recipients will be notified in May for scholarships beginning Fall 2018

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

Age/Grades: Must be a high school senior at the time of application or a college student who will have completed six or fewer quarters, or four or fewer semesters by fall of 2018 as a full-time student (12 or more credits per term). 

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: WSOS provides scholarships of up to $22,500 and valuable professional development and industry exploration opportunities to low- and middle-income students pursuing high-demand degrees in-state. It is an innovative response to our State’s urgent workforce challenge, solely on making high-demand STEM degrees affordable to help students graduate and launch their careers in here in Washington.

See website for list of eligibility requirements.

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National – Google Computer Science Summer Institute

Summer Internship

Program Location: Opportunities in CA, GA, IL, MA, NY, PA, TX, WA

Program Date(s): July – August, 2018 – see website for specific dates as they are differ per location

Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

Age/Grades: current high school senior

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: Candidates must:
– Be a current high school senior
– Intend to be enrolled as a full-time student in a 4-year BA/BS program in the US (excluding territories) or Canada in Fall 2018
– Intend to be enrolled in a university in a computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or related area department for the 2018-2019 academic year
– Be able to demonstrate an interest in and motivation for studying computer science
– Be able to attend every day of CSSI

CSSI 2018 will be comprised of both residential camps and day camps. In the residential camps, housing and transportation will be provided. In the day camps, students will be provided with a travel stipend and expected to commute into the respective Google offices for each day of CSSI. Students within a specified mileage distance from the respective day-camp offices will automatically be considered for those sites.

The program is open to all qualified high school seniors who meet the above criteria. We are committed to addressing diversity in the technology industry. Students who are a member of a group that is historically underrepresented in the technology industry are strongly encouraged to apply.

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National – Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Artificial Intelligence program

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh, PA

Program Date(s): June 30 – July 22, 2018 

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Age/Grades: Rising high school junior or senior

Cost: There will be no tuition, housing or dining fees. Students will be responsible for books, supplies, transportation and recreational expenses, hoever needs-based scholarships are available

 

Eligibility Requirements: Students with the following backgrounds are invited to apply:
– At least 16 years of age
– Rising high school junior or senior-
– Underrepresented minorities
– Families of low socioeconomic status, which may be indicated by eligibility for public assistance programs or free/reduced lunch programs
– Potentially first in family to attend college
– Attendance at rural or inner-city high schools with historically low rates of admittance to top-tier colleges.

All students are required to live on campus.

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National – Generation Google Scholarship

Scholarship

Program Location: see eligibility requirements

Program Date(s): Awardees will be requird to attend CSSI summer program beginning July 2018

Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

Age/Grades: current high school senior

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: The Generation Google Scholarship award must be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the students’ classes at their primary university. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full time students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Enrollment will be verified after the winners are selected, and all scholarship payments will be made directly to the student to be used towards tuition and education-related expenses.

Google employees are not eligible to apply for Google scholarships. Persons who are (1) residents of embargoed countries, (2) ordinarily resident in embargoed countries, or (3) otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs may not apply for this scholarship.

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CA – UC Davis Young Scholars Program

Summer Internship

Program Location: UC Davis campus

Program Date(s): June 24 – August 4, 2018

Application Deadline: March 16, 2018

Age/Grades: current high school sophomore or junior

Cost: The anticipated cost for the 2018 summer program is $6500 plus a fully refundable, $200 security deposit. . Significant fee reductions, based on need, are available to ensure that all qualified, accepted, students have an opportunity to attend.

 

Eligibility Requirements: The UC Davis Young Scholars Program is a summer residential research program designed to expose approximately 40 high achieving high school students to the world of original research in the natural sciences with emphases on the biological, environmental and agricultural sciences. To be eligible for the summer of 2018, students must be currently enrolled as sophomores or juniors in high school. UC Davis Young Scholars Program participation is not limited to California students. Participants in the 2018 UC Davis Young Scholars Program will work one-on-one with research faculty and research groups in state of the art laboratories for six weeks. Each student will work on an individual project and prepare a journal quality paper and symposium presentation about their work. In addition to scientific research, the UC Davis Young Scholars Program strives to introduce participants to the climate and culture of living and working on a university campus. Staff make every effort to model the experiences that participants will have during their first years of college.

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National – Microsoft disAbility Scholarship

Scholarship

Program Date(s): Those selected with be notified by April 30, 2018

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Age/Grades: current high school senior

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: To be considered for the Microsoft disAbility Scholarship, you must:
– Be a current high school senior with living with a disAbility (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disAbility.
– Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
– Declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
– Demonstrate a passion for technology.
– Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Require financial assistance to attend college.
Enrollment status must be full-time or half time.

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WA – Institute for Systems Biology High School Intern

Summer Internship

Program Location: Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle WA

Program Date(s): July 2nd to August 24th, 2018

Application Deadline: March 19, 2018

Age/Grades: Rising seniors (current juniors)

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: ISB is seeking four, temporary Laboratory High School Interns to work in the Baliga Laboratory, and two science communications interns who will work on social media and web design related projects during the summer before they begin their senior year.

Only current juniors (11th graders) are eligible to apply.

Interns will learn about systems biology and apply their learning to a research project. Students will learn microbiology and other laboratory and computer-based skills. Students will also assist in the optimization of lab experiments for high school classrooms, learn about various professional paths, and develop a web page that describes their experiences. Please view this website for more information on the intern program: https://see.systemsbiology.net/high-school-intern-program/

The application process is very competitive, so ensure you complete all the application materials carefully and seek assistance from an adult.

Interns will work up to 40 hours per week. Pay rate is $14.00/hour.

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WA – Microsoft 10-week Internship

Summer Internship

Program Location: Redmond, WA

Program Date(s): June 25th, 2018 to August 31st, 2018

Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Age/Grades: High school juniors and seniors

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: Find inspiration, plan for college, and empower your future with Microsoft’s High School Programs. Get hands-on experience and on-the-job learning as you work on technology projects that make a difference in people’s lives around the world.
• High school juniors and seniors in the Puget Sound region of Washington state
• Have demonstrated an interest in technology
• Be at least 16 years old and have a legal right to work in the U.S. for the duration of the internship (not required for the High School Bootcamp)
• Be available to work full-time for 10 consecutive weeks (June 25 – August 31, 2018)
• Have not previously been hired as a Microsoft High School Intern (previous High School Bootcamp attendees are encouraged to apply for the Internship Program)
• All high school students in the Puget Sound region are welcome to apply. We strongly encourage underrepresented groups to apply, including women, Native Americans, African-Americans, Latino/Hispanics, and students with disabilities.

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WA – Microsoft High School Bootcamp

Hackathon/Game Jam

Program Location: Redmond, WA

Program Date(s): August 6th, 2018 to August 8th, 2018

Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Age/Grades: High school juniors and seniors

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: This 3-day summer program provides an enriching environment to learn more about the software engineering field. Participate in challenging yet achievable projects designed to encourage high school juniors and seniors to pursue STEM fields of study (eligible for Puget Sound students only).

Do real work on your way to finding what you love to do. High school is a critical time for making future career choices. Explore Microsoft’s unique culture and learn about the exciting opportunities that a STEM career can offer.

Qualifications:
 High school juniors and seniors in the Puget Sound region of Washington state
 Must be available to attend all 3 days of the High School Bootcamp (August 6 – 8, 2018)
 Have demonstrated an interest in technology
 Be at least 16 years old and have a legal right to work in the U.S. for the duration of the program

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WA – Minecraft Programming and Digital Art Camp

Summer Internship

Program Location: Microsoft Campus, Redmond, WA

Program Date(s): 6 weeks: June 25th, 2018 to August 3rd, 2018

Application Deadline: March 31, 2018 – Be sure to Select “Minecraft Camp” on the application.

Age/Grades: current high school junior or senior

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: Minecraft has an exciting 6-week internship opportunity for high school junior and senior students interested in Programming and/or Digital Art. Programming Interns will work on the Minecraft Engineering Team, helping with feature development on Minecraft, using Visual Studio, GitHub, and Minecraft Bedrock Engine, and will participate in the annual Minecraft Game Jam. Digital Art Interns will work on the Minecraft Art Team and learn and develop various aspects of content creation and visual development.

Qualifications:
 High school juniors and seniors in the Puget Sound region of Washington state
 Must be available for the duration of the 6-week program, June – August
 Have demonstrated an interest in technology
 Be at least 16 years old and have a legal right to work in the U.S. for the duration of the program
 Familiarity with Minecraft
 Programming Interns: Experience in coding: Python, Java, JavaScript, or C++
 Digital Art Interns: Experience in Photoshop and in any of 3D packages: Maya, Max, or Blender

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WA – Fred Hutch High School Internship Program

Summer Internship

Program Location: Fred Hutch, Seattle WA

Program Date(s): July 2 – Aug 24, 2018

Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

Age/Grades: Rising seniors (current juniors)

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: High school students are welcome to apply for an 8 week, paid summer research internship at Fred Hutch. The Hutch has an international reputation for its pioneering research in biological sciences, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, cancer prevention, epidemiology, and biostatistics.

Selected interns will spend 1 full week in training. This includes hands-on training in laboratory safety techniques and skills in our Training Labs, designated safe labs for minors. Interns will then be paired and matched to a host mentor who will supervise them over the remaining 7 weeks on specific projects or activities in the host lab. Interns also attend weekly workshops and seminars. The internship culminates with a reflection presentation during the final week.

Orientation/Welcome Day is June 28
Program dates for 2018 are July 2 – Aug 24

Attendance during standard business hours for the entire duration of the program is required. The program does not provide or arrange housing for interns.

Eligibility Requirements
Must have completed 11th grade, but not graduated high school by the beginning of the internship.
Strong scientific interest and academic background.
Be available for the entire duration of the 8-week program.
Ability to participate in an on-campus interview with one or more faculty members and staff.
Short essay response form, transcripts, resume and two teacher or professional recommendations.
Students from racial and ethnic groups traditionally underrepresented in health sciences, persons with disabilities, and persons raised in economically disadvantaged backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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National – Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Scholarship

Program Date(s): Scholarship payments are made in September. Recipients are announced in September also.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2018

Age/Grades: current high school senior

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: More information on eligibility and requirements is available on the scholarships pages of the SWE website. A few main eligibility points:
– Only women are eligible.
– Undergraduate applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year.
– You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
– You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books and equivalent.
– Transcripts must be in English. See link for more details

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WA – Triangul8 Developer Internship

Summer Internship

Program Location: Redmond/Kirkland, WA

Program Date(s): March 9, 2018 – September 1, 2018

Application Deadline: February 15th, 2018

Age/Grades: Must be at least 16 years old

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: We are looking for talented high school students who love coding as much as they love playing games. If you’ve already started to code your own games just because it’s fun, you are the kind of person we want! Other qualifications include:
– At least one semester of computer programming (any language)
– Able to demonstrate fundamental programming skills (you will be asked to complete a homework assignment as part of the application process)
– Must be at least 16 years old
– Available to work in the evenings 6:00pm – 10:00pm on Friday and Saturdays (plus Monday in the Summer months)
– Have reliable transportation to the Redmond/Kirkland area
– Your own laptop computer capable of running Unity.

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WA – DigiPen Undergraduate Programs Preview Day

College

Program Location: DigiPen’s Redmond Campus

Program Date(s): Various: All sessions run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. with optional* activities from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m

Application Deadline: Follow link to register

Age/Grades: High school students

Cost: Free

 

Eligibility Requirements: Attend one of our preview days to learn what it takes to be a successful DigiPen student and whether it’s the right school for you! Additionally, each prospective student who attends a preview day will receive a $60 application fee waiver.

Agenda:
Welcome speech
Admissions and financial aid overview
DIT alumni panel with Q&A
Degree program overviews
Campus tour
Lunch
Art Portfolio Review*
If you are bringing digital artwork, please bring your own device
Housing tours*

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NY – NY – Gakko Code Forward Program

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: Manhattan at 243 Canal Street, NYC

Program Date(s): Spring Programs: April 10 – June 23 // Summer Programs: July – August

Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

Age/Grades: Current high school students grades 9–12

Cost: Regular tuiton is $1980, but scholarships are available

 

Eligibility Requirements: 10 weeks— Build an App or Record an Album. Gakko NYC gives high schoolers the opportunity to study technology or music with industry-experts committed to creating personalized learning experiences. Every student leaves the program with a completed, portfolio-worthy app or an album.

To submit an application, please complete the application form by following the link below. After submitting an application, you may asked to share additional information and/or be invited to participate in a brief interview with the program instructors.

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WA – University of Washington Dawg Bytes CS Summer Camps

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: University of WA campus

Program Date(s): TBD: varies by camp

Application Deadline: TBD

Age/Grades: Varies by camp

Cost: $220, including a non-refundable $40 deposit. Scholarships available.

 

Eligibility Requirements: Summer camps introduce middle and high school students to computer science & engineering topics in a fun, inclusive week of learning.

Camps run from 9am until 4pm from Monday – Friday. Lunch and snacks are provided at no extra cost to the student. All camps take place in the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering on the Seattle Campus of the University of Washington. Scholarships are available – students who qualify will be notified in their acceptance to the camp.

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National – Girls Who Code Campus Program

Summer Academic Program

Program Location: Varies by state

Program Date(s): Summer – varies by course and location

Application Deadline: Applications accepted until filled – apply soon!

Age/Grades: Varies by course

Cost: varies by course

 

Eligibility Requirements: Various courses available:
– Introduction to Computer Science
– iPhone App Development
– Wearable Tech & Fashion Design
– Website Design & Development

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National – $2,500 Redfin Scholarship

Scholarship

Program Date(s): Awards delegated in both Spring and Fall

Application Deadline: January 31 (Spring); July 31 (Fall) – occurs twice yearly

Age/Grades: Eighteen years of age or older

Cost: no cost to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We’ve received applications from across the country including San Diego, Las Vegas, Chicago and Miami!

Eligibility
Legal U.S. resident
Eighteen years of age or older
Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale

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National – NASA Internships

Summer Internship

Program Location: varies by program

Program Date(s): Available throughout the calendar year

Application Deadline: ongoing – depends on program

Age/Grades: High school through graduate level students

Cost: Free to apply

 

Eligibility Requirements: NASA internships are available to high school through graduate level students attending full-time accredited programs appropriate to the NASA internship opportunity for which they receive an offer. U.S. citizenship is required for most internship opportunities. Select opportunities are also open to citizens from countries participating in the NASA International Internship (I^2) Program. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree-granting course of study appropriate to NASA’s long-term professional workforce needs. College-level interns must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent. While NASA Internships are available to students in a wide-variety of majors ranging from business to science and engineering, individual internship opportunities will target specific disciplines. Applicants have the opportunity to browse and selectively apply for specific internship opportunities once their application is complete.

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